Encinitas, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Encinitas has an overall crime rate of 11 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Encinitas is 1 in 87. How does Encinitas fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Encinitas's crime rate is lower than approximately 84% of California communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Encinitas, and we found that the crime rate in Encinitas is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Encinitas is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Encinitas does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Encinitas.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Encinitas's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Encinitas is one in 713.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Encinitas; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Encinitas Crime Data

 

Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Encinitas Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

88

631

719

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

10.06

11.47

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.4
4.41
National Median: 4
    Encinitas
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 713

in Encinitas

1 in 227

in California

Encinitas VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 62,709
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 10 15 61
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.16 0.24 0.97

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
10.06
23.31
National Median: 21
    Encinitas
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Encinitas

1 in 43

in California

Encinitas Property CRIMES

Population: 62,709
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 117 443 71
Rate per 1,000 1.87 7.06 1.13

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Encinitas Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
37
83
National Median: 28.3
    Encinitas
    California